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Soledad Canyon Day Use Area

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Just beautiful

This is an easy hike, very secluded with beautiful views all around you. You feel like you have... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ln L
Great Hike Great Views

We arrived here on our return trip this year only to find a locked gate across the entrance. The... read more

Reviewed June 4, 2018
Peterborough, Ontario
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Soledad Canyon and Bar Canyon, Las Cruces, NM
+1 575-525-4300
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an easy hike, very secluded with beautiful views all around you. You feel like you have traveled out of town into the country, but you have only traveled a short distance.

Thank Ln L
Reviewed June 4, 2018

We arrived here on our return trip this year only to find a locked gate across the entrance. The sign said that it didn't open until 8 o'clock and it closed at 5! Last year we were hiking by 7:30! Doesn't make much sense since...More

Thank 4givN
Reviewed May 27, 2018

The parking lot is located at the end of Soledad Canyon Rd. The trail is well groomed with a slight incline that leads to a box canyon with beautiful waterfall with shade provided by a cluster of maple trees. The waterfall is worth the 3...More

Thank Smiling923
Reviewed September 6, 2017

This is a great place to hike and take your pet with you. Dogs and horses are allowed on the many beautiful trails that are available to hikers.

Thank bullfrog1776
Reviewed August 8, 2017

We went with several friends and enjoyed walking the trail which was well maintained and fairly sane

Thank cmb88052
Reviewed July 11, 2017

Better to go to Dripping Springs passed this place. This is mostly a residential area, you can hike up the canyon at the end of the development, but not nearly as nice, interesting or scenic as Dripping Springs moments up the road....a much better location...More

2  Thank BarbaraChichester
Reviewed June 2, 2017

We got here early in the morning to beat the crazy winds in the spring. We surprised a herd of 6 mule deer who clambered up the rocks and out of sight. We spotted several bird species as well. The views are absolutely gorgeous, and...More

Thank 4givN
Reviewed May 1, 2017 via mobile

A lack of restroom would be the only complaint but regardless, this has outstanding hiking with amazing views. I loved every moment of the hike. It's a three mile loop but at around 1.9 miles you can veer off and go to the waterfall (it...More

Thank Deanne A
Reviewed April 21, 2017

We made a wrong turn & found ourselves driving through one of the most unusual landscapes I had ever seen. The Mountains are jagged and stricking. You can't take your eyes off them.

Thank Joy S
Reviewed April 12, 2017

located just outside of Las Cruces, a wonderful, safe, scenic area for walking, hiking and enjoying nature. Maintained trails, easy to moderate; waterfall and natural pools (when there has been rain); bring water and lunch to enjoy in the shade of oak trees. A real...More

Thank dianal560
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